Unformatted text preview: • Permeable boundaries Monkey • (pp.11) “There was a rock that… essence of heaven and the fine savours of Earth the vigor of sunshine and grace of moonlight .. it developed into a stone monkey.”-Hatched from a stone-Concept of yin-yang-Magic power-Unbounded nature Monkey Gaining Names • Stone monkey • Handsome monkey king • Sun wukong • Great sage, Equal to heaven • Significance of names:-1) each name as a different stage of his development-2) gaining in power, gaining in ego • Is there no limit to Monkey’s rise? 10/26/09- Monkey I...
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- Spring '10
- Tang Dynasty, Chinese mythology, Sun Wukong, Journey to the West, Monkey Gaining Names